Feb. 16 2011
Wednesday, Feb. 16 — The East Lansing City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to take another month to discuss possible medical marijuana dispensary regulations in the city, thus extending a...
Feb. 15 2011
Tuesday, Feb. 15 — The Lansing City Council is expected to vote next week on whether to hold a special May election in which city voters could decide on a 4-mill property tax increase. But the results...
Feb. 14 2011
Monday, Feb. 14 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to convene at 6:15 tonight as Committee of the Whole for a budget presentation. But this is no ordinary budget presentation
Feb. 10 2011
Thursday, Feb. 10 — The Capital Area District Library took a formal stance on its no-weapons policy Wednesday, citing “alarm and panic” from staff and patrons when guns are openly carried...
Feb. 9 2011
So far, the plan calls for holding a special election in May before the Council has to approve a fiscal year 2012 budget that could generate roughly $8.5 million in additional revenue for the city through...
Feb. 9 2011
Committee Chairwoman and Council Vice President Kathie Dunbar set three meetings at 3 p.m. this month to address gaps in the looming $15 million budget deficit for fiscal year 2012. Normally, Ways and...
Feb. 9 2011
Since then, federal marijuana charges have been brought against Randall Lloyd Darling and Joseph David Johnson, the two growers who showed Every the plants. They face a minimum of five years in prison...
Feb. 9 2011
Wednesday, Feb. 9 — Members of the gun rights advocacy group Michigan Open Carry voiced their concerns with the Capital Area District Library’s no-weapons policy at Monday’s Lansing City...
Feb. 9 2011
Wednesday, Feb. 9 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero strengthened his support today for a potential property tax increase in Lansing
Feb. 2 2011
Baldori, who represents Johnson, believes both defendants were within the state’s medical marijuana law. While Baldori said the DEA confiscated more than 200 plants from a grow operation in Mason,...
Feb. 2 2011
Wednesday, Feb. 2 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero issued an executive order today prohibiting parking on residential streets until Friday so city plow trucks can more easily clear secondary streets....
Feb. 1 2011
Tuesday, Feb. 1 — The Lansing City Council appointed four citizens to study main transportation corridors in the city at Monday’s meeting. But that was after it blocked one potential appointee
Jan. 31 2011
Monday, Jan. 31 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to appoint three members to the Michigan Avenue Corridor Improvement Authority at tonight’s meeting
Jan. 26 2011
At least 11 incidences of burglary or robbery involving medical marijuana were reported from Meridian Township to Eaton Rapids in the past seven months. Six of them were residential. Nine of them were...
Jan. 26 2011
In the wake of two men openly carrying guns in the downtown branch of the Capital Area District Library, state Rep. Joan Bauer is preparing legislation that would add public libraries to the short list...
Jan. 26 2011
In Michigan, a favorable state for gun owners, there is legislation afoot (crafted by a Democrat) that would eliminate the state’s gun-free zones. In Lansing, two people recently walked through the...
Jan. 26 2011
Wed. Jan. 26 —State Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, said today that legislation to tax medical marijuana businesses is coming in 2011. And a local medical marijuana attorney says it should
Jan. 25 2011
Tuesday, Jan. 25 — The scene on the first floor of the chilly, well-lit Knapp’s building Monday night was so optimistic, you might think the city faces a $15 million budget surplus and state...
Jan. 24 2011
Monday, Jan. 24 — The Lansing City Council will hold a brief meeting at 5 p.m. today before heading to Mayor Virg Bernero’s annual State of the City address
Jan. 20 2011
Thursday, Jan. 20 — The Lansing City Council voted unanimously today to give the Marshall Street Armory “historic district” status

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